- yaṁ vinirjitya kṛcchreṇa
- viṣṇuḥ kṣmoddhāra āgatam
- ātmānaṁ jayinaṁ mene
- tad-vīryaṁ bhūry anusmaran
yam—whom; vinirjitya—after conquering; kṛcchreṇa—with great difficulty; viṣṇuḥ—Lord Viṣṇu in His incarnation as a boar; kṣmā-uddhāre—at the time when the earth was delivered; āgatam—appeared before Him; ātmānam—personally, Himself; jayinam—victorious; mene—considered; tat-vīryam—the prowess of Hiraṇyākṣa; bhūri—constantly, or more and more; anusmaran—thinking about.
When delivering the earth from the Garbhodaka Sea, Lord Viṣṇu, in His incarnation as a boar, killed Hiraṇyākṣa, who had appeared before Him. The fight was severe, and the Lord killed Hiraṇyākṣa with great difficulty. Later, as the Lord thought about the uncommon prowess of Hiraṇyākṣa, He felt Himself victorious indeed.